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have to is p blend of fung, >>> lovers of go go music are remembering one of their own, chuck brown. many knew him as the god father of go go. funeral arrangements are not finalized yet. the mayor of dc said that flags will fly at half staff when the funeral happens. we sat down with brown not too long ago. here is a look at his life and how he got his nickname. ♪ ♪ >> a music style heavy on percussion and audience participation. it's called go go music, born and bred in washington d.c. back in the 1970s. >> it's d.c.'s music. it's where it originated from. it will always be here. >> chuck brown lived here for 70 years and for 50 of these years he made the sage his home. known by many as the god father of go go, brown was the driving force behind the unique brand of music. >> i have always been inspired by people like james brown and bb king. i was looking for my own sound ♪ it don't mean a thing if you ain't got the go go swing ♪ >> that sound, a blend of fung, rhythm, blues and hip hop. he had a number one smash, bustin' loose. >> that was a national anthem in d.c. i feel
brown or black makeup on it, say no. this is ridiculous. at least have an indian flavored pop chip. but it's ridiculous. he should know better. >> jamal, you were rolling your eyes when you saw it. >> i don't think ashton was trying to be racist. it was a bad interpretation. remember the mike myers movie? it was panned the same way. people were frustrated with the depiction of indians in that movie. >> maybe they just didn't think it all the way through, what did you think? ♪ indian chicken >> ana, are you there? >> yes, i am. >> maybe they didn't think it all the way through. what do you think? >> you know, don, i think ashton needs to find himself another older woman. he needs a little adult supervision and good thinking in there. >> let's talk about this new jersey mom who was charged this week with child endangerment for taking her 6-year-old to a tanning salon. i want you to listen real quick. >> she's 6 years old. yes, she does go tanning with mommy, but not in the booth. >> dean, i got to be honest with you, is it fair to have a child in protective services or be called? i
in facebook. governor jerry brown is warning that big spending cuts may be on the way very soon. that's gauze the state's budget deficit has ballooned to $16 billion. that's nearly double the estimates from just a couple of months ago. but as i said, greek leaders are meeting right now to try and solve the gridlock over a coalition government, but really how is that affecting the u.s. economy? earlier i posed that question to cnn senior international correspondent matthew chance. >> we're talking about the possibility of greece crashing out of the euro zone, the single european currency, and that's unchartered territory. if that happens, it won't just -- it may not be greece that fails only. it may be the entire euro zone project, and that's important particularly for other parts of -- particularly for the united states. it was even the u.s., for instance, isn't that heavily invested in greek assets. it is heavily invested in other european assets and other european banks, and so if greece fails, the whole of europe could fail, and that will have says massive consequences around the world, in
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say it's racist because kutcher is in brown face portraying an indian character. so is it time to layoff the jokes on ethnicities or are we getting a bit too sensitive? we'll talk about that. ]h(éq#Ñ$ [ male announcer ] this one goes out to all the allergy muddlers. you know who you are. you can part a crowd, without saying a word. you have yet to master the quiet sneeze. you stash tissues like a squirrel stashes nuts. well, muddlers, muddle no more. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because zyrtec® starts working at hour 1 on the first day you take it. claritin® doesn't start working until hour 3. zyrtec®. love the air. >>> 35 minutes past the hour. actor and comedian ashton kutcher probably thought it was just a great day at work after he filmed his late' ad for pop chips. if he did, boy, was he wrong. his impression of an indian man named raj got indian americans so upset they went on facebook and twitter and complained, calling the ad racist. and that eventually got the ad pulled with popchips issuing an apolo
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brown, confronted angela corey after the sentencing. >> my feeling is that your office initially overcharged her in this case. this is my feeling. this is my feeling. let me -- >> we can't try it here. >> that's why we're asking that it not be tried now and that the facts are going to be put out, and i told mr. lincoln alexander i wanted to sit down with him. you can't tell people -- i understand, madam. >> there's no justification. >> it's a tough case. let's bring in our legal guys. avery freeman, and richard herman. good to see you as well. all right, this is something else. this is a different standard your ground kind of case taking place in florida. marissa alexander said she fired the warning shot to scare her husband. then she ended up facing aggravated assault charges. was convicted, sentenced to 20 years for that act. avery, what went wrong here in the case of her defense? >> oh, my goodness. you want a laundry list? fredricka, this is terrible. number one, it does call into question the issue of stand your ground. i mean, if stand your ground has any meaning at all, it
-husband bobby brown is finally breaking his silence. brown actually shot down claims that he's to blame for houston's drug habit. here's what he told the "today" show this morning. >> i didn't get high before i met whitney. >> on marcottics? >> on narcotics, no. i smoked weed, i drank beer, but, no, i wasn't the one who got whitney on drugs. >> so this was a part of her life before me? >> way before me, yes. >> did you talk about it? did you worry about it? >> i worried about it when, you know, we first got together. >> houston and brown were married for 14 years, and brown says that he's now very much clean and sober. he apparently had dinner with huston and their daughter bobbi kristina just a week before houston's death on february 11th. >>> in two and a half hours prosecutors in florida are expected to bring charges against several people accused of helping to kill robert champion. he's the drum major at florida aim & m university who died within an hour of what a medical examiner called a hazing incident aboard a band bus. by some accounts the incident was a brutal rite of passage
at the age of 62. we lost chuck brown, 75, donna summer, 64 and now robin gibb, 62 years old. rest in peace, our thoughts are with his family and loved ones. >>> i want to go back to chicago where there are protests going on in the shadow of the nato summit. look at these live pictures now. these are courtesy affiliate was. this is down by lake michigan, and we have been watching cla clashes between the demonstrators and police officers. right now it appears to be as peaceful as we have seen it. but we have seen some bottles, water bottles, buckets being thrown at police. we've even seen a barricade being hurled and we have seen police just pummelling some of these protestors, and it looks like from our vantage point unprovoked. we're going to hear from them in a little bit. we have ground shots. we have a crew live on the ground and we'll get to them. stick with us on cnn. we have a lot to get to and we'll being back in just a moment. at aviva, we do things differently. we're bringing humanity back to life insurance. that's why only aviva rewards you with savings for getting a check-up. it
's take that full and look at the brown that you see here. you can barely even see any snow in many of these areas. and we have got a couple of statistics that we want to share with you. there you can see what the snow pack looks like so far this year, not a lot on the map. let's advance that, and show you what the snow pack looked like last year. wow. what an incredible difference. so as a whole, colorado, the may snow pack was 135% of average last season. this season, only 20% of average, one week off from the all time record earliest closing for a basin. this really is very significant. another statistic for you, that maybe you're not a skier but you care and interested in what is going on in denver. the average snowfall for the month of march and april is usually 20 inches. this year, only an inch. so that's a huge difference here. the problem is there is just basically no snow. that's the bottom line, fredricka. we had a latina type pattern and that kept the snow away. >> oh, gosh, all right. maybe next year. for those that like to ski until july. all right, thanks a lot, appre
. >> the bottom line is there is not enough snow. sit snowing right now but there you can see the brown and the bare that is going on and there is not enough space for them to keep on going. let's put it in perspective. this is a google earth map. >> the total this year, only an inch. big deficit. down about 9% in those areas. >> bad news for the skiers and snow borders but winter will come again soon. >> and they can hike in the summer. >> stick around. wintler be back. appreciate it. loved the moon last night. >> it was a year of the summer olympics. >> it's a joyful reunion for tim and his two dogs men and jack. they started their day in costa rica and just arrived in houston. >> they are my kids. they travel with me and go wherever i go. >> if your four-legged family member is going on your next trip, a visit with your vet should be the next stop. this doctor checked my dog. >> also suggests you take a photo of your pet in case you get separated. i'm walt gale, i worked at the colorado springs mail processing plant for 22 years. we processed on a given day about a million pieces of
to get a handle on the california state deficit. a spokesman says brown brown includes a tax hike up to 3% for the wealthiest californians and a sales tax bump the next four years and cuts to health programs in other services. lawmakers must approve a spending plan by june 15th. >>> florida a&m university board of trustees meet today to talk about the future of the school's marching band that is under suspension since the hazing related death of drum major robert champion. 13 people face charges in connection with that death. the band's long time director julian white resigned under pressure last week. >>> one of the best known companies on the internet is looking for a new boss this morning. yahoo has pushed out ceo scott thompson less than two weeks after it was discovered his resume claimed a college degree he dent really earn. adding to the injury, the "wall street journal" is reporting this morning before resigning, thompson announced he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. dan simon is our silicon valley correspondent. so what is going on? they pushed him out? did they fire him?
plane he was piloting slammed into a mountain. he was right. brian brown, his wife, jan, and their daughter, heather, are injured but they are expected to be okay. immediately after the crash, heather calmly called 911. >> because of the rough terrain and bad weather it took 15 hours for a chopper to finally rescue them. >>> mitt romney isn't backing down from his decision to attend a vegas fund-raiser with donald trump today. even though the real estate mogul will not let go of the president obama birther issue. when asked about it, romney says he's grateful for all his supporters. he says he doesn't agree with all of them but i need to get 50.1%. >>> baggage fee, reservation fee, seat assignment fee, security fee, it seems fees on airline tickets keep getting higher and higher. added and added. now the tsa wants to double one of those fees. here's lizzie o'leary. >> reporter: take two things that many travelers love to hate. the tsa and ticket fees. now add them together. >> what is it that's prompting them to ask for more money? >> reporter: the agency backed by democ
kutcher in "brown face" is yanked. now the company is having to explain itself. >>> right now we're sifting through newly released documents that capture the thoughts and actions of osama bin laden sees sei seized in the raid. hundreds of pages appearing on the web site combating terrorism center at west point. nic robertson has been looking at the documents. anymore interesting nuggets come your way? >> reporter: i think the more you look, the more time you realize bin laden had time on his hands. he saw the media as being hugely important to al qaeda's fight. one of the things he wanted to do was centralize al qaeda's control of whatever they did and whatever they said in the media. he wanted a centralization of the plans. everything he wanted to be signed off by him or by his senior deputies that any of the affiliates should be doing. it shows up here of the complexity of trying to manage the massive organization has huge differences going on with the taliban affiliate in pakistan and those in somalia and jealousies creeping in here. he doesn't want to support anwar al awlaki.
orleans jazzfest during its second and final weekend along with jimmy buffet, zach brown, neo-the list goes on. back to al green. i asked what he thought about president obama's rendition. >> reverend al green, fredricka here in new orleans. favorite spot to perform? >> one of my heartfelt spots? >> really? why? >> because it's so close to home. i'm a southern boy, so it's a really unique for me, yeah. ♪ >> we hear people already yelling, making requests. >> yeah, there's 130,000 folks. that's a lot of folks, a lot of requests. we'll try and do our best, you know. >> i imagine one of the requests has to be "let's stay together." we know our president -- >> that's our national anthem. >> president obama gave his rendition. >> yeah. i said wow ♪ i so in love with you >> did he do well? >> he was good, though. i mean, honestly, he was good. he sounded great. >> so how flattering is that for you for the president of the united states to sing? >> i thought that was so unique. i never had that happen before. but when a president do it, then that's kind of -- that's kind of special. >> wh
. now take a closer look at the character raj from india. that's kutcher in brown-faced makeup. many called it ad racist. pop chips says the parody featuring a variety of characters that was meant to provide a few laughs. we did not intend to offend anyone. let me bring in bill santiago. good morning to you. >> hi. good morning. how are you? >> racist or just tasteless? >> well, look, he's playing all of these different characters. it was a stretch for him. he kind of works. he comes off like a low-rent peter sellers. it was the best acting that he's ever done. he definitely would have it in a bag. was it racist? just because something isn't funny doesn't mean it's racist. it could be construed as mildly racist. definitely more mildly humor rouse. an insult to people's intelligence. which means, frankly, there are a lot of people all over the country who were not insulted at all. >> he hasn't apologized. even though you may not think it was racist, should he say something? >> no. i don't think it rises to that level. everyone is comparing it to black face. that was hateful and ridicu
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feel the world is less f u.n. ky, you are right. chuck brown has died. his band had a huge hit in the late 70s and that song gave him the nickname the godfather of go-go. it stuck with chuck brown for the rest of his life. ♪ >> go-go came about during the time disco was happening and we were doing top 40 and we used to do 15, 20 songs a night from our own sound, so when i put the band together in 1966 after i left a group they had a latin sound with that percussion and all, and i decided to put my own band together and i decided to use that particular ingredient, you know. ♪ >> it just goes and goes and goes. we don't stop. we just keep going. they had go-go clubs, go-go girls and didn't have go-go music, and i decided to call it go-go music. ♪ >> it is just another form of funky music, audience participation, you know, response, and everybody joins in. you hear that beat, it is a type of groove, if you hear it, you going to move something. just move your head or pat your feet or something. it is going to get to you. everywhere we go, you never know what you hear. you wil
to scare off her abusive husband during an altercation. a u.s. congresswoman brown confronted angela corey after the sentencing. >> my feeling is that your office initially overcharged her in this case. this is my feeling. this is my feeling. we can't try it here. >> yes, ma'am. that's why we're asking that it not be tried now. if the facts are going to be put out -- and i told mr. lincoln alexander i wanted to sit down with him. you can't tell people -- madam -- >> there's no justification for 20 years. >>> it's a tough case. let's bring in our legal guys, avery friedman civil rights attorney and civil rights attorney in cleveland, good to see you. >> hi, fredricka. >> richard herman joining us from las vegas. good to see you as well. this is a different stand your ground case. she said she fired that warning shot to scare her husband, then wound up facing aggravated assault charges, was convicted and sentenced to 20 years for that act. avery what went wrong in the case of her defense. >> you want a laundry list? fredricka, this is terrible. number one, it does call into question the issu
another probably up there in the favorite category. but big brown was the last horse in 2008 to win the first two legs of the triple crown, so here we are, one race away from this horse making history. >> even if you don't like horse racing, you can't turn away from this. >> it makes it relevant. >> the belmont is longer, too. >> it is. >> it's going to be interesting if he can do it again in a longer race. >> and it's a quarter mile longer than the ktentucky derby test. that's what makes the triple crown so hard to win. most horses after they win in the kentucky derby falter. only 11 horses in the history of the sport have been able to win all three races. >> i loved what you said yesterday, the preakness is the jan brady of the race, the middle sister. >> what is the belmont, the marsha? >> the tough, older sister. >> thanks fun. thank you very much. from france to the studios hh. stars like eva longoria gathering in the french town for the 65th tth annual event. all the entries for the highest award are male. >>> it looks like kristen wiig may be leaving her spot as a cast membe
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for desegregation? brown against board of education is too soon. >> but some people say this is a conservative court. >> everybody says ted is a conservative guy. there are lots of conservative people -- the idea that civil rights and human rights is exclusively a liberal preserve i just think is flat wrong. >> reporter: their clients have faith their lawyers will win. will david and ted be at the wedding? >> they better be. >> they just might officiate the wedding. >> that would be interesting. >> reporter: or they could be best best -- >> man and man. >> whatever? >> in our wedding and in life. >> reporter: but in the end that's likely to be a decision for the high court. last time you went to the supreme court didn't go so well for you. what's going to be different this time with the two of you together? >> well, one thing, this time i've got ted on my side. >> i would say the one thing that would be different is this time we'll get all the votes that i can persuade and all the votes david can persuade and there will be no votes left on the other side. >> reporter: no recount. >> no recount. >> n
. joining the president and first lady is miss rose marie sabo brown, wife of sergeant leslie sabo, u.s. army, who will lay a wreath in honor of all those who served. joining the vice president of the united states, joe biden and dr. jill biden is mrs. janin janine sigen. in honor of american prisoners of war. joining the honorable leon panet panetta, secretary of defense, is mrs. sara francis shea, the mother of donald emerson shea jr. in honor of all who remain unaccounted for and to whom we renew our commitment to the fullest possible accounting. joining the honorable kel salazar, secretary of the interior, the brother and travis renvo, u.s. army, as they honor all who served. frank neary jr. and christopher neary, the sons of corporal frank neary, u.s. marine corps in honor of all veterans who bear the wounds of war. joaning dempsey is sdaif clinker, brother of captain mary clinker, in honor of all women warriors who served. joining the kmeef of staff, united states army is jeannete early, wife of first class howard early in honor of every soldier who served. timothy hanafin is ge
hope they figure out where he's at and finally get a hold of him. >> pat brown, i appreciate it again. going to bring you that news conference about 45 minutes from now. >> meantime, if you could pay $300,000 for a lifetime pass to fly on any airline, would you do it? unlimited travel. i'm about to talk live with one guy who did precisely that. and now american airlines, they would like to have some words with him about his golden ticket. wait until you hear his story. the hyundai genesis. in a new, faster-acting formula. zero-to-sixty in less time than a porsche panamera s. the 429 horsepower genesis r-spec. from hyundai. >> i've been looking forward to talking to my next guest all day lo long. he's done something you usually only see in the movies like this one, starring george clooney. this is "up in the air." clooney plays a business traveler who logs 10 million frequent flyer miles. >> oh, my god. i wasn't b sure this exactly existed. >> i was pretty excited the day that bad boy came in. >> that's amateur hour compared to my next guest today. he threw for business, pleasure or ju
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